Bambusa ventricosa 

Bambusa ventricosa is a species of bamboo which is native to Vietnam and to Guangdong province in southern China. The species is widely cultivated in subtropical regions around the world for the bulbous and ornamental stems. The species is used in bonsai.

Buddha's-belly bamboo
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Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Bambusa
B. ventricosa
Binomial name
Bambusa ventricosa

Common names include Buddha bamboo and Buddha's-belly bamboo.

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